Espírito Santo do Turvo
Espírito Santo do Turvo
Location of Espírito Santo do Turvo within the State of São Paulo
|• Mayor||João Adirson Pacheco |
|• Total||193.655 km2 (74.771 sq mi)|
|Elevation||520 m (1,710 ft)|
|• Density||22/km2 (57/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (BRT)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-2 (BRST)|
Espírito Santo do Turvo is a municipality in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. The population in 2010 was 4,246 and the area is 193.655 square kilometres (74.771 sq mi). The elevation is 520 metres (1,710 ft).
The donation of a tract of land for the construction of a church is the landmark in the history of this city. On 23 March 1878, after significant growth Espírito Santo do Turvo (English: Holy Spirit of Turvo) received the title of Freguesia, a secondary local administrative unit in Portugal, by Law No. 08, and was marked as a Religious Heritage Site. Seven years later, in March 1885, the Law No. 20 raised it to the level of Town.
This section needs to be updated.June 2013)(
- Mayor: João Adirson Pacheco (2009–2012)
Espírito Santo do Turvo is located in the southern-subtropical part of Brazil, at 22 degrees, 41 minutes, 31 second south, and 49 degrees, 25 minutes, 48 seconds west, at an altitude of 520 metres (1,710 ft), in the internal part of the State of São Paulo. It covers an area of 193.655 square kilometres (74.771 sq mi).
Its population in 2010 was 4,246 inhabitants.
- 2000 Census figures
Total population: 3,677
- Urban: 3,241
- Rural: 436
- Men: 1,900
- Women: 1,777
Density (inhabitants/km2): 19.22
Infant mortality up to 1 year old (per thousand): 16.70
Life expectancy (years): 70.78
Fertility rate (children per woman): 2.63
Literacy rate: 87.69%
Human Development Index (HDI): 0.755
- Income: 0.666
- Longevity: 0.763
- Education: 0,835
- "Censo Populacional 2010" [Population Census 2010]. Censo Populacional 2010 (in Portuguese). IBGE. 29 November 2010. Archived from the original on 2011-05-16.
- IBGE (10 October 2002). "Área Territorial Brasileira – Consulta por Município – Resultados" [Brazilian Territorial Area - Browse by Municipality - Results] (in Portuguese).
- (Source: IPEADATA)
- Official website (in Portuguese)
- Associação Paulista de Municípios [Paulista Association of Municipalities] (in Portuguese)
- Censo 2010 at IBGE
- Hino do município de Espírito Santo do Turvo [Anthem of Espírito Santo do Turvo Municipality] (in Portuguese) at Wikisource